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by wayfarer
02 Jan 2015, 20:29
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: TR Question Survey - Question 13: Unresolved Sins
Replies: 39
Views: 4016

Re: TR Question Survey - Question 13: Unresolved Sins

well we can't overhaul the questions, but in my impression, we can interpret them maturely. in your case, which with i agree, is there anything in the past that i haven't covered? have i committed murder? no. done.
by wayfarer
02 Jan 2015, 20:27
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: What are your beliefs about the First Vision?
Replies: 50
Views: 3401

Re: What are your beliefs about the First Vision?

cwald wrote:3.2
ok...i don't really disagree, but i give the guy the benefit of the doubt.

i guess it also boils down to whether there are "beings" like god, a resurrected jesus, or angels. maybe all visions are hallucinations. certainly MSU applies in a lot of instances.
by wayfarer
02 Jan 2015, 12:03
Forum: Support
Topic: Hoseah married a whore...
Replies: 11
Views: 659

Re: Hoseah married a whore...

as a figurative story, it is not only beautiful, it is probably THE most important and relevant book of the Old Testament. As a literal marriage, it is completely without merit. Like Shawn said, it wasn't a marriage. Hosea has to be considered a matched book-end to the incident at Gibeah, in Judges....
by wayfarer
02 Jan 2015, 07:21
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: TR Question Survey - Question 13: Unresolved Sins
Replies: 39
Views: 4016

Re: TR Question Survey - Question 13: Unresolved Sins

Ray, I understand your concern here...yet i think DA's comments are about something deep in the past that hangs over him, and it has prevented him from moving forward. the problem is that the only problems that fit in this category are sexual in nature...no other sins seem to merit seeing a "spiritu...
by wayfarer
03 Dec 2014, 22:32
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: 2012 Temple Recommend Question Survey
Replies: 6
Views: 8316

2012 Temple Recommend Question Survey

In 2012, members of the StayLDS forum responded to a survey about Temple Recommend questions. As this survey provides a wide variety of approaches to each of the temple recommend questions, it may be helpful in those who are struggling with faith and "worthiness" in the LDS church. This message summ...
by wayfarer
02 Aug 2014, 13:41
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Perfection
Replies: 14
Views: 1155

Re: Perfection

I remember when I had to get bank financing for my business, and had to personally guarantee the loan. The wording said that it was a perfect guarantee, and i asked my lawyer what that meant, given there really is no such thing. He said that in legal english, the term "perfect" came from jacobian en...
by wayfarer
29 Jun 2014, 14:52
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Room for All in this Church
Replies: 19
Views: 948

Re: Room for All in this Church

mike, A lot of this is about boundary maintenance: the church needs to set a limit to what level of dialogue is acceptable. From yesterday's statement by the FP and Q12, it is clear n God's plan for the happiness and eternal progression of His children, the blessings of His priesthood are equally av...
by wayfarer
24 Jun 2014, 10:07
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Room for All in this Church
Replies: 19
Views: 948

Re: Room for All in this Church

at times like these, I am damn near done.
by wayfarer
22 Jun 2014, 23:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Room for All in this Church
Replies: 19
Views: 948

Re: Room for All in this Church

Ray DeGraw wrote: Is this a real issue that ought not be? Absolutely. Is it a sweeping movement and representative of the overall desire of the top leadership and the actions of most local leaders? I don't think so.
I am not sure I follow you ray. Either that or I am not sure I agree.